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    • Augustin Macarty order to pay, 1816 February 1

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $10 to Jean Victor, a free man of color, one month's city pension for the needy issued by Augustin Macarty, the Mayor of New Orleans. The Mayor of New Orleans issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize the...
    • Augustin Macarty order to pay, 1819 August 6.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $14.50 to Rosette Montreuil, a free woman of color, for twenty-nine days that her mulatto slave Michel was employed in public works. The Mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty, issued these pay bills or cash...
    • Baron de Carondelet order to pay, 1793 January 26.

    • Governors--Louisiana--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana New Orleans.; African...
    • Order to pay issued by the Baron de Carondelet, New Orleans, in favor of the widow Perigord. Governor Carondelet ordered the Public Receiver to pay Perigord 3 1/2 pesos from the proceeds of the sale of the house of the free mulatto D'Orville. In...
    • Beltran Gravier petition, before 1797

    • Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New...
    • Petition submitted by mayor Beltran Gravier (i.e., the elder), to [the Governor of the Province of Louisiana?]. Gravier submitted a petition in connection with a suit that he had instituted against the free woman of color, Maria San Juan. In an...
    • Bernard Marigny and Anna Mathilde Morales mortgage, 1836 July 5

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; African American women--Louisiana.; Plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American landowners--Louisiana.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African...
    • Act of mortgage granted by Bernard Marigny and his wife, Anne Mathilde Morales, to the Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Before Notary Public Théodore Seghers in New Orleans, Marigny and his wife declared that, by an act passed on 1836 June 27, Marigny...
    • Bruno Gireaudeau deposition, 1844 April 13.

    • Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.;
    • Deposition of Bruno Gireaudeau who appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Joseph Zeno, a free man of color, also present, for twenty years and that Zeno had been born a free man in New Orleans. The...
    • Carlos Edward and Juan Pedro baptismal certificates, 1808.

    • Baptismal certificates--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American Catholics--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban Americans--Louisiana.
    • Certificates of baptism for Carlos Edward and Juan Pedro, natural children of Mardi Magdalena Dupuis, a free woman of color of Sainte Dominge, Barracoa, Cuba. In Spanish.
    • Charles Thorton Butler baptismal certificate, 1844 February 22

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American Catholics--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Indians of North America--Louisiana.
    • Baptismal certificate of Charles Thorton Butler of New Orleans. Father James Lesne, Rector of Saint Anthony's Chapel in New Orleans from 1840-1854, certified that he baptized Charles Thornton Butler, born 1817 May 16 at Lafourche, the legitimate...
    • Council of the First Municipality of New Orleans bonds, 1843 May 8-1844 April 10.

    • Bonds--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African Americans--History--19th century.; African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--Emigration and...
    • Bonds of free people of color, who were permitted to reside in the First Municipality of New Orleans, 1843 May 8-1844 April 10. Fifty documents bound together. In the decades prior to the Civil War, government officials of Louisiana became more and...
    • D. Veau deposition, 1844 January 17.

    • Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--History--19th century.; African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Registers.;...
    • Deposition of D. Veau on behalf of Charles Butler of New Orleans, Veau appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Charles Butler, a free man of color, about two years, during which time Butler had always...
    • Edgard Montégut depositions, 1844 August 9.

    • Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African Americans--History--19th century.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Depositions of Louis Deslondes and Rafaël Mans on behalf of James Moore of New Orleans. Louis Deslondes, a creole of Louisiana, appeared before Edgard Montégut, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known James Moore, a free man of color,...
    • Edward Turner docket book, 1813 April 13-1817 January 11

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi.; African Americans--History--19th century.; Law reports, digests, etc.--Mississippi.
    • Docket book of Magistrate Edward Turner of Natchez, Mississippi Territory. The volume contains the docket for cases Numbers 1-879. Each entry gives the names of litigants, a summary of the case, and the final settlement or sentence. A number of the...
    • Estevan Miro order to pay, 1787 March 16

    • Governors--Louisiana--18th century.; Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Order to pay issued by Governor [Estevan] Miró of Louisiana in favor of Robert, a free mulatto of New Orleans. Governor Miró ordered City Alderman Francisco María de Reggio to pay Robert the sum of six pesos from the city's fund allocated for...

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